|In Plant Store (IPS)
||A fully-stocked, onsite supply of all the production inventory managed and/or owned by Falcon available for use and replenishment immediately.
||Production cost reduction, convenience, internal purchasing hours/tasks eliminated or reduced, elimination of inventory receiving and put-away
|Onsite Branch Manager
||A full-time dedicated Falcon employee onsite and fully immersed in your daily production demands.
||Internal labor hour reduction, fully integrated solution, elimination of inventory receiving and put away, a non-payroll staff member employed by Falcon on your behalf.
|Falcon Managed Ordering
||Your trained Falcon Onsite Branch Manager manages the in plant store and/or point of use (POU) location(s) to check inventory levels, scan empty bins, replenish empty bins and/or inventory and identifies any fluctuations in inventory usage to respond immediately to production cycle changes.
||Reduces internal labor hours, consistent management of production components, elimination of inventory receiving and put-away.
|Falcon’s Barcode Inventory System (FBIS)
||Includes bins, labeling, barcode scanner and docking station for order data transfer/upload directly to Falcon’s internal inventory management system.
||Seamless ordering process, time and cost savings, reduced potential for error
|FBIS – Bins/Kanban
||Parts are only replenished based on actual usage, supporting lean initiatives.
||Reduces over-ordering, increases inventory turns, parts are available where you need, when you need and only the quantity you need
|FBIS – Barcode Labeling
||Identifies customer part number, description, reorder qty and bin location within customer plant for accurate ordering and fulfillment.
||Supports error reduction in ordering and stocking
|FBIS – Barcode Scanner
||Scanned information is uploaded directly to our system, processed by your account manager, and a pick ticket is generated for products needing replenishment.
||Convenient, reduces opportunity for order entry errors
|Point of Use (POU) Replenishment
||Your Onsite Branch Manager delivers replenishment parts to the point of use on the production floor.
||internal labor hour reduction, convenience, reduce or eliminate stock area/footprint, elimination of inventory receiving and put-away.
|Dedicated Account Manager
||A single, point-of-contact who establishes consistent communication to learn your business needs. This person keeps constant watch on your inventory levels and works with you and your account daily/weekly to ensure you always have the parts you need on-hand.
||A partnership, Peace of mind, familiarity, advance warning system
|Cross-Trained Back-up Account Manager(s)
||Your Account Manager will keep this staff member up to date internally, as well as involve them in certain training meetings to ensure you always have someone familiar with your account with whom to work.
|ISO 9001:2008 Accredited Quality System
||Falcon’s Quality Control Manager works with the customer to define the quality expectations for each part managed and supplied by Falcon. See the Quality Process for New Parts.
||Clearly-defined quality expectations, consistent product quality
|Customer Expectation Alignment
||Falcon’s Dedicated Account Manager works with the customer to define customer preferences for receiving inventory. (i.e. packaging requirements, pallet weight or size restrictions, etc.), system integration requirements, communication preferences and overall program goals.
||Seamless integration with customer system for receiving
|6S – During Implementation/ Quarterly
||Organization of your work area (Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize, sustain, safety)
||Space and time savings in the plant / Improved Efficiency
||An opportunity to meet face-to-face with your dedicated account manager to review and discuss your various cost savings reports for the quarter and to benchmark performance against established goals. See Quarterly Reports tab for more information.
||Personalized goal review and alignment opportunity
||A continuous improvement effort aimed at targeting areas to improve efficiencies or bring added cost savings to our program and/or the customer’s production process. Performed every 6 months.
||Improved efficiencies, cost reduction